Resident Engineer (Grade 25) Job

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Date: Dec 6, 2023

Location: McKinney, TX, US, 75069

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Dynacraft is looking for a resident engineer to support our current product. We need an energetic, creative engineer to help improve our product and service offerings. This position is responsible for maintaining business in support of Dynacraft goals and objectives and will coordinate efforts across several business disciplines. The ability to develop and maintain excellent customer relationships, while demonstrating strong leadership and project management skills are required to be successful. The ideal candidate is experienced in manufacturing, is proactive in taking action to lead quality improvements and will have demonstrated success in making lasting improvements.  Fact-based decision making is a requirement for success. This candidate will spend three days each week at the Denton, TX location and two days in McKinney, TX

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


Job Functions / Responsibilities

•    Reports to the Division Engineering Manager
•    Provides technical support to customer engineers for Dynacraft products
•    Model designs for both customers and Dynacraft proprietary products on Pro-E/Creo
•    Develop and maintain assembly drawings on truck related components
•    Develop bills of material, labor estimates and product cost estimates
•    Conduct product qualification testing and prepare test schedules, and reports  
•    Resolve issues related to quality or manufacturing
•    Must work with suppliers to find the best performing products while reducing costs

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in McKinney, TX. a suburb of Dallas. Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium- and heavy-duty truck parts sold under Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For fifty years Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck divisions and PACCAR Parts division with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Louisville, KY and McKinney, TX.


•    Previous experience with Pro-E or equivalent solid modeling systems
•    Excellent teamwork philosophy; including oral and written communications skills
•    Ability to be creative and find unique solutions to keep Dynacraft competitive in all product and service offerings while leveraging Dynacraft’s competitive advantages/core competencies to drive growth
•    Ability to manage multiple projects effectively, while meeting non-negotiable deadlines
•    Excellent interpersonal and customer skills
•    Attention to detail with a “big picture” focus  
•    Strong leadership skills, emphasizing continuous improvement
•    Demonstrated willingness to learn and make use of new engineering processes and techniques to solve complex technical problems
•    In depth Truck/automotive product knowledge desirable
•    Some travel required.


  • Four-year degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from an accredited university
  • Six Sigma training strongly desired
  • Project Management training strongly desired
  • 1 to 4 years of experience desired in a manufacturing environment

Paccar Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – Minimum of 10 paid vacation days, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors, including your education, training, or experience. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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